Month: December 2018
What Is Hot Tub pH?
Hot tub pH is the measurement of the relative acidity or basicity of your spa’s water. The pH scale runs from the most acidic measurement of 1 to the most basic measurement of 14. A measurement of 7 is considered neutral. Ideally, you want to keep the pH level of your hot tub water in […]
What Is Hot Tub Stabilizer?
When it comes to keeping your hot tub clean and safe, there are a number of chemical measurements, including hot tub stabilizer, that need to be added regularly to ensure that the water remains sanitary. Warm hot tub water is a perfect breeding ground for bacteria, germs and algae that are not only unpleasant but […]
Is a Hot Tub Heavy?
While it is safe to assume that most people do know that a hot tub is heavy, many probably are not aware of just how heavy they actually are. An empty hot tub can easily weigh over 500 pounds and once filled with water, that number skyrockets into thousands of pounds. As a hot tub […]
What Is a Hot Tub Swimming Pool?
If you are in the search for a hot tub or pool, you may have noticed some models that look like a mix between the two. In fact, hot tub dealers are often asked “What is a hot tub swimming pool?” Turns out it is actually a swim spa. A swim spa is a balance […]
Are Above Ground Pools Recyclable?
For people who have owned an above ground poolfor awhile, there will eventually come a time when you need to start replacing parts and components. When this happens, a common question that arises is “Are above ground pools recyclable?” It’ll be unlikely that you’ll be able to recycle every part of your pool, but depending […]
Are Above Ground Pools a Lot of Work?
Contrary to the belief of many outsiders looking in, or despite what your children might think, owning a pool requires a bit more effort than the amount of energy you put into your backstroke or deciding what kind of tropical drink to concoct for poolside relaxation. Pools of all types require at least some sort […]
Can Above Ground Pools Use Salt Water?
Many owners of traditional chlorine-based pools have some curiosity about salt water systems. They may have heard that salt water pools require less maintenance, rely less on harsh and potentially hazardous chemicals and provide a more comfortable pool environment that is easier on the eyes and skin. But can above ground pools use salt water? […]
Can Above Ground Pools Stay up Year Round?
Although outdoor pools are great for cooling off during a hot summer, what do you do with pools when the weather turns colder? A common question asked is, “Can above ground pools stay up year round?” And although the easy answer is that “Yes, they can,” whether you want to leave them up year-round really […]